LadooTotal time : 25 mins

  • 2 cups oats
  • ¼ cup nuts (almonds, pistas, cashews, walnuts any)
  • 1 ¾ to 2 cups mixed dried fruits( dates, figs, cherries, cranberries, apricots, raisins ½ cup cornflakes (optional)
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon powder (optional)
  • 1 ½ tbsps. Tiny rock sugar pieces (optional)/


  1. Dry roast oats for about 5 minutes on a skillet or heavy bottom pan. Keep stirring to prevent burning. But they must turn to light golden to brown in color to get a nice taste and flavour.
  2. Chop nuts and dry roast.
  3. Chop dried fruits to small chunks and heat up to increase the shelf life, set aside to cool.
  4. Powder the oats first and add dried fruits and cinnamon powder to this. Run the blender for few minutes, scraping off the sides of the jar.
  5. The mix looks like this after blending. To this add crushed cornflakes, rock sugar and nuts.
  6. Mix everything well and roll to balls. Makes around 22 to 24.Best if served the next day. Refrigerate and use if you live in a humid weather.